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Berks County sign new shot stopper

Williams is latest Swordsman

Berks County sign new shot stopper

Berks County have signed a new goalkeeper ahead of their 2017/18 Thames Valley Premier Division campaign according to the clubs website.

Shot stopper Tom Williams has joined the step 7 club from Ipswich based Capel Plough and is expected to take the number one shirt for the season at the John Nike Stadium

Plough finished 11th in the Suffolk & Ipswich League (also step 7) last season.

Williams signature fills an obvious gap for County who found the goalkeeping position a problem area last season with regular enforced changes.

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Speaking about the signing, new County manager Robert Hunter said: “Good quality goalkeepers are hard to come by and Tom is certainly one who fits into that bracket. In a short trial he was able to make this a very straight forward decision and I am certain he will be a very good addition to the squad this season.”

It looks set to be a busy summer for the Swords after losing Nathan Baker and Zak Spencer to Ascot United’s youth team management setup while Hunter has appointed Roger Greer as player coach.

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Tom Canning

Tom is the co-editor of FootballinBracknell. He has played at the lowest possible level of football. In real life Tom works for Trinity Mirror. Manager of Binfield Ladies in the Thames Valley Women's League.

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